Fees and Cost of Living

Exchange students and Brandeis staff cooking

Korea University students teaching Brandeis staff how to cook a Korean dinner.

Fall 2024 Estimated Costs

  • Room and board: $9,650*
  • U.S. health insurance: $3,632 (Required for all exchange students.)
  • Books and supplies: $500
  • Personal expenses: $600
  • Estimated airfare: $1,850
  • Visa fees: $400

Total estimated cost: $16,632

*Actual cost may vary depending on housing and meal plan assignment.

Costs can vary by semester and home country. Updated expenses will be given during the application process. If you are applying to study at Brandeis University for the full academic year, please double all expenses (except airfare and visa fees).

Cost of living can also vary between students. This website can give you a sense of costs in the city of Boston for meals, coffee, clothing and more.